Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

EDUC 310 - INTRODUCTION SPECIAL EDUCATION

Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION
Department: Education
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: This course will introduce and expose students to the field of Special Education. Students will learn about the various individuals who receive special education as well as other types of exceptionality, including giftedness. Controversial issues in this field will be examined along with pertinent legislation. This course will familiarize students with instructional approaches in special education and the social issues impacting the field. Students will visit area schools. This course requires five hours of observation in a local secondary school. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: EDUC 510. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for EDUC 310 if student has credit for EDUC 510.